Tag: Human rights

What’s the right approach to Article 8 in ‘foreign criminal’ deportation cases?

Where a foreign national is convicted of an offence and sentenced to at least 4 years imprisonment, the government must make […]

Full judgment in Theresa May’s student fraud scandal

[UPDATE: the Upper Tribunal has now published this case. It is available here, as SM and Ihsan Qadir v Secretary of […]

1 suicide attempt everyday at UK immigration detention centres

There were a shocking 393 reported attempts across the detention estate in 2015: the highest number on record and an average […]

The awful truth about the detention of torture survivors in the UK

Torture survivors should not normally be detained by the Home Office. But the awful truth is that they are. Regularly.

the justice gap: New secret evidence rule in immigration tribunal lawful but should ‘almost never be used’

A version of my blog on the secret evidence rule in the Immigration Tribunal was kindly published by the justice gap. […]

Secret evidence in the Immigration Tribunal is lawful but dodgy, says High Court

Fair, open justice has deep roots in the English legal system. But the Immigration Act 2014 and other measures have […]

A very long detention…

Grzegorz Machnikowski v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWHC 54 (Admin) This is a peculiar case. The […]

No human rights claims in EEA appeals without Home Office approval, says Court of Appeal

Case summary: TY (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 1233 The Court of Appeal […]